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Document ID (ISN)18927
CIS number 73-1433
ISSN - Serial title Fire Journal
Year 1972
Convention or series no.
Title Fires and fire losses classified, 1971
Bibliographic information Sep. 1972, Vol.66, No.5, p.65-69.
Abstract A summary account of the number of fires of various origin which occurred in the USA in 1971 (including fires in industry), and of the corresponding losses. The number of industrial fires declined from 56,200 in 1970 to 41,300 in 1971, but the resulting losses decreased only from 407.5 to 390.7 million dollars. Data relating to deaths from fires and the actiity of fire departments are also given.
Descriptors (primary) USA; cost of accidents; total loss control; fire
Descriptors (secondary) fire fighting; statistics; fatalities; economic aspects; fire service organization
Document type D - Periodical articles
Subject(s) Fire and explosions
Broad subject area(s) Fires, explosions and major hazards
Browse category(ies) Fires
Economic aspects